The Highland girls team took home a meet win in their first outdoor test, defeating four other teams at the Columbus Girls Invitational. 

Led by double-digit team points from Aly Stokes, Kaylee Rath and Madi Thomann, the Huskies scored 102 points and West Burlington-Notre Dame was next at 94. 

Stokes took first place in the 200-meter dash, besting teammate Kristy Thomann 28.47 to 28.80 as the pair took 1-2 in the event. 

Stokes was fifth in the 100-meter dash at 13.46, with WB-ND’s Katy Stephens take a win a 13.06. 

Emma Soukup and Alyssa Clarke were third and fourth in the 400-meter dash and came in with times of 1:11.33 and 1:11.39. 

In the 800-meter run, Taylor Sublette and Alli Brand were second and third. Sublette ran a 2:58.50 and Brand a 3:01.77. 

Madi Thomann took home a win in the 1500-meter run with a time of 5:41.26, giving her a win by three seconds. Fiona Mahler was third in 6:13.53. 

Brand scored with a third-place finish in the 3000 with a time of 13:59.13. That time bests her district meet time from last season. 

Kaylee Rath scored in both throwing events, taking home first in the shot put with a toss of 30-feet 2-inches and fourth in the discus at 80-feet 3-inches. Abbie Miller placed fifth in the shot put with a distance of 28-feet 1-inch. 

Emily Yahnke won the long jump at 16-feet 2-inches and Stokes was fourth at 15-feet 1.5-inches. 

Highland won the 4x800-meter relay with Sublette, Mahler, Clarke and Thomann in 11:40.34. Fiona Deburn, Madeline Peiffer, Jalynn Brown and Grace Huffman won the shuttle hurdle relay. 

The Highland girls run next on Thursday at Mediapolis. 

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